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Trahald

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''trahald'' means "burrowing" in [[Northern Mannish]]. It was also the name of the [[Hobbit]] [[Sméagol]]<ref>{{HM|AF}}, On Translation</ref>
 
''trahald'' means "burrowing" in [[Northern Mannish]]. It was also the name of the [[Hobbit]] [[Sméagol]]<ref>{{HM|AF}}, On Translation</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
A possible [[root]] *TRAH<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>
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A possible [[root]] *TRAH<ref>[[Andreas Moehn]], [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Etymologies of the Atani Languages]</ref>. The same root can be seen in the name ''[[Trâgu]]'' ("[[Smaug]]")
 
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Revision as of 15:22, 27 August 2009

trahald means "burrowing" in Northern Mannish. It was also the name of the Hobbit Sméagol[1]

Etymology

A possible root *TRAH[2]. The same root can be seen in the name Trâgu ("Smaug")

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, On Translation
  2. Andreas Moehn, Etymologies of the Atani Languages